Multifunctional photonic integration for the agile optial internet

Edward H. Sargent*

*Corresponding author for this work

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An agile, transparent optical network is emerging. This paper enumerates the functions that will be needed at nodes in order to add transparency and agility to the network while robustly assuring optical fibre channel performance. One key requirement will be scalable integration of multiple functions on a platform. The paper presents recent results along one strategic axis for integration - the use of functionalized self-organized photonic crystals and heterostructures thereof to control the flow and features of light.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 39th Annual Design Automation Conference, DAC'02
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)1581134614
StatePublished - 2002
Event39th Design Automation Conference - New Orleans, LA, United States
Duration: Jun 10 2002Jun 14 2002

Publication series

NameProceedings - Design Automation Conference
ISSN (Print)0738-100X


Conference39th Design Automation Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityNew Orleans, LA


  • Agile optical networks
  • Electro-optics
  • Optical nonlinearity
  • Optical performance monitoring
  • Optical polymers
  • Optoelectronic integration
  • Photonic crystals
  • Reconfigurability
  • Semiconductor nanocrystals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Control and Systems Engineering


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